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Permits are required for most signs and special event banners.  The regulations for signs are available in the Zoning Ordinance - Article 9.  The sign permit application is available on the Planning Forms webpage.  Contact the Planner of the Day via email at for any questions about the process or regulations.

Sign Regulations

Lakewood sign code can be found in the Lakewood Zoning Ordinance. The sign code regulations apply to most office and commercial zone districts; however, there are zone districts within the city that have special sign code package regulations that differ from the standard regulations. Call the Planner of the Day to ask questions about signage for your zone district.

Prohibited Signs

  • Pennants, streamers, balloons, wind signs or any other lighter-than-air objects
  • Portable signs, roof signs or signs painted on fences
  • Flashing or blinking signs (except in approved and properly designated areas)
  • Off-premises signs
  • Signs that are located in, or extend into, the public right-of-way

Contact Information:

Planner of the Day
Direct: 303-987-7571 | Email:

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